15 days in Vaasa & Helsinki Itinerary

15 days in Vaasa & Helsinki Itinerary

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15 days in Vaasa & Helsinki Itinerary

Start: Moscow
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Vaasa
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Helsinki
— 11 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
End: Moscow

3
nights
Vaasa

Vaasa ©
Vaasa is a city on the west coast of Finland. Do some cultural sightseeing at Stundars Museum and Pohjanmaan Museo - Osterbottens Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore Arctic Museum Nanoq and Terranova. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vaasa: Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen (in Tuuri) and Neristan (Old Wooden Town) (in Kokkola). Spend a day of island exploring on the 30th (Sat) at Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Vaasa online vacation planner .

Moscow, Russia to Vaasa is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 1 hour. In March, daytime highs in Vaasa are 2°C, while nighttime lows are -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Helsinki.

Things to do in Vaasa

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Villageshop Veljekset Keskinen, Arctic Museum Nanoq, Stundars Museum, Neristan (Old Wooden Town)
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Kvarken Archipelago World Heritage Site ©
Stundars Museum ©
Stundars Museum
Arctic Museum Nanoq ©
Arctic Museum Nanoq

11
nights
Helsinki

Helsinki ©
Finland's largest and most populated metropolis, the maritime town of Helsinki boasts varied architecture, a lively cafe culture, and plethora of picturesque natural delights.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Old Market Hall and ARTag Gallery. Sea Fortress Suomenlinna and Jarvenpaan Taidemuseo are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Venture out of the city with trips to Ainola - The Home of Aino and Jean Sibelius (in Jarvenpaa), Kotka (Art Gallery Merila & Linden Esplanade) and Porvoo (Brunberg Candy Factory Shop, Nasin Kartanon Galleria, & more). There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Rock Church, pause for some serene contemplation at Helsinki Cathedral, browse the exhibits of Seurasaari Island and Open-Air Museum, and stop by Artisaani.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Helsinki online travel route builder .

Traveling by flight from Vaasa to Helsinki takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in March, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Helsinki

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Vantaa, Porvoo, Kotka, Jarvenpaa, Lahti
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Sea Fortress Suomenlinna ©
Sea Fortress Suomenlinna
Temppeliaukio Church ©
Temppeliaukio Church
Helsinki Cathedral ©
Helsinki Cathedral

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